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  • Chelmsford plumber ‘taps’ into employment
    A Chelmsford tenant has secured a plumbing role with Willmott Dixon after tapping into local knowledge and applying for one of its coveted trade roles.   Georgia Rolfe, 25 and a trained plumber, has until recently been working as a site supervisor for a local company. A tenant of The...
    Tuesday, 16 September 2014 @ 18:09
  • Willmott Dixon helps ‘open doors’ for five Cumbrian youngsters
    Five youngsters from across Cumbria have been given a helping hand into employment thanks to Willmott Dixon’s unique Opening Doors programme.   The young men have all joined Willmott Dixon’s local Home Group North West branch in Cumbria where they will complete an apprenticeship with the company – gaining qualifications...
    Tuesday, 16 September 2014 @ 18:01
  • Sustainability remains central to Willmott Dixon’s business strategy
    Sustainability continues to be at the core of Willmott Dixon’s business model, with its Sustainable Development Review outlining further progress achieved in the past year. Called ‘It’s what we do’, the review covers how the company is performing in key areas like carbon emissions, waste diversion rates, community investment and...
    Monday, 08 September 2014 @ 11:39
  • Rotherham juniors bowled over with free summer cricket camp
    Willmott Dixon is helping to find cricket stars of the future by enabling children from Rotherham to enjoy a summer of free cricket with Whiston Parish Church Cricket Club. The company funded a five day cricket camp that gave 24 local juniors the chance to develop their skills in bowling, batting and fielding....
    Monday, 11 August 2014 @ 12:56
  • Willmott Dixon appointed for third Liverpool secondary school
    Willmott Dixon’s close collaboration with Liverpool City Council to renew secondary schools has seen it appointed to build a new home Archbishop Blanch Secondary School in a contract worth £16 million. It’s the third secondary school project in the last two years for the company following Notre Dame Catholic Secondary...
    Wednesday, 06 August 2014 @ 15:02
  • Willmott Dixon gives Birmingham students hands on experience
    Willmott Dixon  gave Birmingham students a taste of work as part of a refurbishment project with South and City College. Fifteen students from the college are working on a vacant council property in Northfield, carrying out a range of building work and gaining valuable experience along the way. The total refurbishment...
    Tuesday, 05 August 2014 @ 13:14
  • Willmott Dixon’s sustainability experts scoop prestigious award
    Willmott Dixon’s specialist sustainability arm, Re-Thinking, beat a shortlist containing some of the UK’s biggest household names to win the prestigious title of ‘Sustainability Team of the Year’ at the 2014 BusinessGreen Leaders Awards. The awards celebrate the leading businesses and people from across the green economy and Re-Thinking was...
    Thursday, 31 July 2014 @ 18:33
  • Willmott Dixon retains carbon neutrality status
    Willmott Dixon has remained, what it believes to be, the only construction firm to be carbon neutral after again off-setting its emissions. WWF's new low carbon emitting HQ in Woking Since 2012, the company has reduced its carbon intensity – the amount of carbon emissions relative to turnover - by...
    Friday, 25 July 2014 @ 13:23
  • Willmott Dixon lands £21m Chippenham Campus project
    Willmott Dixon has been appointed by Wiltshire College for a £21 million contract to provide a 9,100m2 building at the college’s Chippenham Campus. Creating much needed new capacity, the new facility will accommodate 1,000 full-time students and provide construction, engineering and motor vehicle workshops, new skills rooms including a sensory...
    Tuesday, 22 July 2014 @ 14:18
  • Willmott Dixon’s specialist London team secures more commercial work
    Willmott Dixon’s specialist London commercial building team has secured another project in the heart of the capital. In a further sign of London’s buoyant office market, Willmott Dixon’s commercial team has been chosen by Helical Bar for a £12 million contract to refurbish the 1960s Maple House on 37-45 City...
    Friday, 18 July 2014 @ 14:49